Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Billings hosts a not-too-scary Family Halloween — costumes encouraged!

Sunday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.—WOODSTOCK—Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will host the 24th annual Family Halloween on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Children in costume receive free admission when accompanied by an adult (adults pay the regular admission fee).

Pumpkin carving, doughnuts-on-a-string, wagon rides, cranking pumpkin ice cream, plus “not-too-scary” Halloween stories, pumpkin games, and animal programs will be featured. Costume parades around the farm will be held at noon and 2 p.m., and all children will receive a ribbon.

Admission to  Family Halloween includes all programs and activities, plus the working dairy farm, farm life exhibits, and farm house.

Billings is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vt. Rt. 12. For information, call 802-457-2355 or visit

Photo courtesy of BFM staff
Doughnuts-on-a-string is part of Billings Farm’s annual Family Halloween fun.

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